This is the clear message from Embrace the Middle East’s recent survey conducted into the views of UK churchgoers on the Syrian refugee crisis.
It’s that time again when we open up our online submissions and invite you to pitch your offerings to be part of next year’s Greenbelt Festival programme.
Every year we choose a theme for the festival, something to hang things on, something to fire our imaginations. We choose themes that are deliberately opaque, which you can take in any number of ways, which are open to interpretation. But here are just three initial thoughts (among many) about why we chose Silent Stars this year.
It’s a challenge, hosting an arts festival on a greenfield site. Greenbelt is much more than a music and ideas event – we want to host great performing arts too. And this year saw us work harder than ever to bring you a diverse range of quality performances into our wonderful Playhouse venue – and, indeed, into the open spaces across our beautiful new site.